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High yield Q: What are “high-yield” stocks? A: They’re stocks that pay generous dividends, as expressed by their dividend yield. A dividend yield is simply a company’s current annual dividend amount divided by its stock’s current price. Many solid companies, such as FedEx and Nike, sport low dividend yields. Others, such as Amazon.com, Facebook and Alphabet, pay no dividend at ...

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Russia’s investment flop shows flawed recovery

For an economy safely out of recession, the tidings on investment in Russia are increasingly grim. As a broader recovery gathers pace, capital spending by companies is off to a poor start in 2017 after contracting in the past three years. A close proxy for investment—the value of construction works completed—shrank for a fourth month in March in the biggest ...

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Defra announces new pre-Brexit fund to better broadband and farm investments – News

It will go towards upping rural broadband to speeds of 30Mbps or faster, investments into new technology and routes for diversification, and land use management.   Dr Charles Trotman, CLA senior rural business adviser, said: “These grants are the right thing at the right time.   “With Brexit around the corner, businesses need to be thinking about ways to make ...

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BOI and Japan’s Mizuho Bank sign cooperation on investments promotion » Manila Bulletin Business

Published July 29, 2017, 10:01 PM BOI AND MIZUHO BANK SIGN COOPERATION ON INVESTMENTS PROMOTION – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through its industry development and investments promotion arm — the Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) and the Mizuho Bank, Ltd. recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) recently (July 17, 2017) for a business cooperation on the ...

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New Investments Boost Jeter Bid for Marlins

The drama surrounding the bidding for the Miami Marlins intensified this past week, as a group led by Derek Jeter reportedly added $175 million in new funding from Texas tech billionaire Michael Dell. Fox Business Network contributor Charlie Gasparino first reported the news. We’re at the stage where the bidders are showing their hands when it comes to financing. Various media accounts ...

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Gov’t to launch ‘Planting for Jobs and Investments’ policy |

Government plans to launch a program dubbed “Planting for Jobs and Investments” a subsidiary of its flagship “Planting for Food and Jobs Policy”  geared at creating jobs for the youth and also boosting assemblies revenues. The programme is targeting about three to five million farmers in the cultivation of seven identified cash crops within the next four to ten years. The ...

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Daimler: Earnings Good, Investment Compelling Only In The Long Term – Daimler AG (OTCMKTS:DDAIF)

Daimler (OTCPK:DDAIY) (OTCPK:DDAIF) reported a decent second-quarter earnings this week. The company sits on a low valuation, offers a high dividend yield, and the business performance has been above average. Mercedes-Benz became the highest selling luxury car brand in 2016, and it has continued to notch up record numbers this year as well. There is a failing in the stock ...

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INTERVIEW: Our investment in critical economic sectors yielding benefits – NSIA boss

The Managing Director, Nigerian Sovereign Investments Authority, NSIA, Uche Orji, in this interview, said of all the agency’s interventions in healthcare, power, mid-stream oil & gas commercial real estate development and agriculture, delivering fertilizer directly to farmers at a cheap price under the Presidential Fertilizer Initiative is yielding results.  Excerpts: PT: The country’s economy is gradually recovering from the recession. ...

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Economic investments drive carbon-tax benefits

Pricing carbon is about much more than getting people to drive less. It is also — and arguably mostly — about generating the money we need to accelerate the process of getting our economy off fossil fuels and onto renewables. If the tax is going to be successful, getting this part right is crucial. Our whole economic system creates dependence ...

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Fixed Income Investments: How you can make money from fixed-income instruments

Who doesn’t like the opportunity to make an extra penny or two outside their regular income? From working extra hours to investing in different avenues, people try every possible option to have an additional income. While investing in stocks and equity-oriented saving instruments might come with promising returns, there is risk associated with it. Fixed-income instruments, on the other hand, ...

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